Smoked Cherry Tomato Relish

Published 1st January, 2019

Cuisine: Australian / Italian  

Preparation: 20 Mins   Cooking: 2 Hrs


  • 2 tbls Olive Oil
  • 2 Brown Onions, chopped
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, Finely chopped
  • 2 ½ tbls Smoked Paprika
  • 4 x 400gm (cans) Cherry Tomatoes
  • ¼ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ⅓ Cup Tomato Paste
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Cracked Black Pepper


  1. In a large heavy based saucepan over a medium heat sauté the onions and garlic in the olive oil until soft and fragrant, add the smoked paprika and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the cherry tomatoes, water, brown sugar, tomato paste and black pepper, stir well to combine.
  3. Reduce heat to a very gentle simmer.
  4. Allow to simmer covered for 1 ½ hours with the lid on, storing occasionally.
  5. Remove the lid and continue to simmer for a further 20-30 minutes or until the relish is a thick consistency.
  6. Taste and season with sea salt.
  7. Store in pre-sterilised jars or keep in the fridge for one week.